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James K. Polk

Lesson Plans | Primary Sources |

 

Lesson Plans:

James K. Polk: Lesson Plans- This page is divided into several segments: Lesson plans, Related Activities, and For Further Reading… These segments are intended to be fun and educational and may be used in the classroom or by those who wish to continue learning about the 11th President of the United States.
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Primary Source Documents:

James K. Polk's Innaugural Address - The inaugural ceremonies of former Tennessee Governor and Speaker of the House James Knox Polk were conducted before a large crowd that stood in the pouring rain. The popular politician had been nominated on the ninth ballot as his party's candidate. His name had not been in nomination until the third polling of the delegates at the national convention. .

The Papers of James Polk - From the Avalon Project; includes messages from Congress.

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